Samuel Johnson…

Samuel Johnson “He talked with an uncommon animation of traveling into distant countries; that the mind was enlarged by it, and that an acquisition of dignity of character was derived from it.”  – Life of Johnson

Built to Last

“Don’t waste your breath to save your face When you have done your best And even more is asked of you Fate will decide the rest…” Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia –Built to Last

Royal Dragons

“Being a witch, a magician, a vampire, a fairy or a royal dragon is not something that can be bestowed through rites of initiation or by adopting the pose. Such beings are of a different race, a race into which they are born. It is not a club that people can join and there are…

Woody Guthrie

“Just watch this river and pretty soon Ever’body’s goin’ to be changin’ their tune. The big Grand Coulee and Bonneville Dam Run a thousand factories for Uncle Sam. An’ ever’body else in the world Makin’ ever’thing from sewing machines to fertilizer Atomic bedrooms!… Plastic! Everything’s gonna be made out of plastic!” Woody Guthrie, –Talking Columbia

Herman Hesse

“Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.“ “Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.” “People with courage…